The Pros And Cons Of Sports Drinks

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Following my “revelation” about the negatives of sports drinks, I set out to find alternatives that would be better for my health, but would still offer taste benefits. One popular alternative that I have found is coconut water. According to research from Lynne Kammer, coconut water has been found to be as effective at rehydrating athletes as water and sports drinks. Additionally, coconut water has fewer calories than most sports drinks. It also gives athletes many wholesome nutrients, compared to drinks such as Gatorade that are full of artificial colors and added sugars. Many athletes religiously drink the fruity beverage, including professional tennis player John Isner, who says the drink prevented his legs from cramping, “even in the hottest

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